Handpieces

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High-Speed Handpieces (air-driven)(93)
Low-Speed Handpieces (air-driven)(50)
Electric Handpieces(57)
Air-Driven Handpieces(53)
Handpiece Accessories(177)
Prophy Handpieces(11)
MANUFACTURER
A Dec Inc
Acteon
Adec
Aseptico, Inc.
Bien Air Usa, Inc.
Brasseler Usa
Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Coltene
DentalEZ
DENTSPLY MidWest
Dentsply Sirona
DENTSPLY Sirona Preventive
Directa Dental
Henry Schein
Kavo Dental
Kavo Kerr Group
Komet Usa
Nevinlabs
Nobel Biocare
NSK
Pac-Dent International, Inc.
Scican Inc.
StarDental
Sybronendo Corporation
Wise Dental Repair
Torque
20Watts-25Watts
Autoclavable
Yes
Light
No
Yes
Warranty
1 Year
2 Year
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Electric Handpieces CATEGORY DESCRIPTION

Designed for power and flexibility, electric handpieces use electricity to generate a rotary cutting motion.

Most electric handpiece motors operate at speeds from 1,500 rpm to 40,000 rpm, with power (torque) ranging from 55 to 65 Watts. This increased and constant torque enables smooth, consistent cutting through enamel, porcelain, metals and zirconia across a wide range of speeds with no power loss. Many electric handpieces offer both high-speed (for applications such as cutting tooth structure and finishing restorations) and low-speed capabilities (endodontics, implantology, caries removal, and prophylaxis, etc.). Growing in popularity are dedicated rotary endodontic systems, featuring torque-sensing, auto-reverse and constant file speed.

Basic electric handpiece systems include a controller, electric motor, and color-coded attachments that connect to the motor and accept burs/diamonds and other cutting instruments. Blue-banded low-speed (1:1) attachments are designed for extremely low-speed procedures, such as rotary endodontics. Green-banded, speed-reducing attachments spin the burs/diamonds at speeds lower than those of the motor, most often with ratios from 8:1 to 27:1, but with other available ratios as well.

All electric controllers detect a slowing of the motor, and automatically send more power to the motor when needed. Because most of these devices deliver ample high-speed cutting power, even at 150,000 rpm, clinicians can tailor cutting speeds to particular burs and materials.

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Water spray can be adjusted at motor. Motor speed range 100-40,000...
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The EA-40LT electric brushless micromotor from A-dec is designed to...
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According to Aseptico, the AEU-7000 fffers the highest available...
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The powerful, 40,000-rpm brushless micromotor is compatible with...
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These handpieces are compatible with a variety of surgical burs...
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This small, yet powerful electric motor works quickly and...
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It offers power, precision, and reliability plus daylight quality...
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The touch-screen interface provides the dentist with a userfriendly...
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Brasseler USA Forza ELM Electric Handpiece With 3.4 Ncm of torque...
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Whether cutting through obsolete crowns or refining margins, the...
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The AHP-71TI (also 1:5) is used on implant motors (including...

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